Other Scottish clubs would be better off if Celtic Park and Ibrox didn’t exist


There comes a time during any endeavour when you have to ask, is this worth all the hassle?  News revealed by Phil MacGiollabhain last week and swiftly picked up by the newspapers today that an SFA executive has had his life threatened for what some regard as holding a firm line on application of the game’s rules, are one of these occasions.

This is sport, it is not the struggle against apartheid.  It really, really, isn’t worth putting your life on the line for.

The SFA executive who received the threat has not been named but he will hopefully find a degree of fortitude in the face of such intimidation.  We have called for resignations from the SFA but not under these circumstances.  If the recipient of the threat continues to work as normal they should be commended for their bravery.

It is becoming increasingly difficult to put football back on solid ground but whatever our game looks like in future, it must take on a different face.  Ordinary football fans want their sport back, a sport where honesty and endeavour can be rewarded by success on the field.

That will have consequences for us.  Celtic are far too powerful for any other club in Scotland to genuinely compete.  35 of our 41 clubs figured out they can do without Rangers and 34 of them know they can do without Celtic too.

They should remind Sevco rules are there for a reason and tell Celtic to stop mumbling about finding another league to play in and go do something about it.  I could not be more convinced that every other club in Scotland would be better off if Celtic Park and Ibrox didn’t exist.

Question is, do the rest of the clubs have the balls to do something about it?  Is the ‘Arab Spring in Scottish football’ over, or does it still have another chapter?

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  1. Neil canamalar Lennon hunskelper extrordinaire on

    right, its a lovely afternoon, think I’ll go for a pint in the sun.


    hail hail

  2. Awe_Naw_No_Annoni_Oan_Anaw_Noo on




    you decision mate. ……….We are family …. dont forget



    When the wee fella is miffed that your going to the game and he is not I expect a full honest and frank report here on CQN



    It is not an act of charity as he would be doing me the favour. As long as he supports positively on match day and is a negative moaning bassa on CQN when Lenny doesn´t get what he needs. ;-)



    Change your mind let me know. I hope he is reading CQN right now !!! :-))



    Hail HAil

  3. Awe_Naw_No_Annoni_Oan_Anaw_Noo on




    Beer Garden weather a Go Go Go here …. :-))))))))))))))))))



    Although I still haven´t had my Huns are dead Garden party … will eb happening soon though as soon as my foot hobble has gone.



    Can´t have the nice young lassies see me wobbling about like an old codger … that reminds me of The Strangles and George Melly



    Hail Hail

  4. WeefratheTim on




    Doddsy “It will be the biggest club they (Beattie and Black) have played for” Hey short @rse, Beattie played for a bigger club already.






    Weefra HH

  5. Eurochamps67 15.31


    My ST for business class costs £1600 plus vat (approx).


    I get a free pie n programme and the opportunity to purchase spirits at Hilton hotel prices.



    The value in it is decreasing every year.



  6. Awe_Naw_No_Annoni_Oan_Anaw_Noo on

    Andrew67 on 25 July, 2012 at 16:20



    Next year it will be 1690 pounds … Peters big on Irony



    Hail Hail

  7. Philvis, yer always good for a smile. If it’s no’ ancient Greece it’s modren claptrap. Part time politicians, is it? I think you are a bit of a Thatcherite/Majorist… How would wee Norrie have managed to spend so much money bailing out the pundit when arch-capitalist George Soros decided we were a diddly country? His boss woulda said, “Keep easing the windows, fatty.”



    We need politicians on minimum wages. Watch the poor get better-off then. Of course, your typical right-wing nonsense attracts innocent passers-by… We need Captains of Industry, they cry! What about the bankers? Do we want them?



    On another topic, Awe Naw!, ye don’t need a pc. You could phone up or go in. That’s what I did…




  8. lennon's passion on

    Neil canamalar Lennon hunskelper extrordinaire on 25 July, 2012 at 16:12 said:



    Give me the date they took over.

  9. Awe_Naw_No_Annoni_Oan_Anaw_Noo on




    Why not just advertise it plainly on the official web site ???



    Hail Hail

  10. You have to laugh at the Sevco fans.


    They honestly believe that having been granted a SFA license the Dual Contracts investigation wont be carried out.


    If oldco Rangers are guilty they will be punished in accordance with the rules that have been broken.


    That punishment could include the stripping of honours.


    Rules and sporting integrity. What’s so hard to understand?


    The Sevco fans self denial is truly breathtaking at times but very funny nonetheless.

  11. lennon's passion on

    Jungle Jim on 25 July, 2012 at 16:22 said:



    Yes but its a waste of time going,follow a German team that`s the future.

  12. Something’s been bothering me in the ‘is lennie great ?’ question. Personally, I think he is. MON had money, but what is getting me is – what if MON had the current scouting structure? . Is lennie just reaping the benefits of an effective new strategy which MON didn’t have . As a counter to this, he has got consistency out of Sammi, the best form out of Broon , Commons back on track, good performances out of Glen(da)and season changing form from FF.



    me confused

  13. I thought Ian Black stated, before the SPL and SFL votes, his signing for sevco would be dependent on which division they were admitted?



    Well they’re playing in the lowest, so he’s signed. Maybe I misinterpreted, maybe he didn’t want to sign if they were admitted any higher.

  14. Can someone explain to me:


    1. How Sevco can afford SPL wages while they face being in D3, have sold 400 odd season books and may not even be allowed to play in the league anyway?


    2. Why in the name of God would players who could get a game in the SPL want to sign for Sevco?



    It gets smellier and smellier. It smells like poop to me.

  15. Awe naw, don’t disagree, but the prices did change, and I wasn’t really surprised, would you be?




  16. saltires en sevilla



    Could not agree more! Comparing the Derry Pele to Andrea Pirlo, a player who I have watched and admired at close quarters (usually on TV!) over the last few years is, I’m sorry to say, laughable! Love Paddy to bits, but he just does not have the commitment to rise to that level! I’m sure he will stay with us this season, but how many games will he play and how decisive will he be?!



    As an aside, did you know that Pirlo’s father is a multi-millionaire (not quite a billionaire like Craig Whyte!) who has a successful business? As a kid he was fitba’ daft but his father would’nt allow him to try and pursue a career as a pro, wanting to groom him to run the family business! When Andrea came along and showed talent, his father supported him 100%! We’ve all seen the results!




  17. lennon`s passion.


    Thanks…..but I don`t get the German bit (I have only just logged on)?


    Another question: Is the Aberdeen game DEFINITELY a 12.45 KO (Arrangements to make).




  18. Awe_Naw_No_Annoni_Oan_Anaw_Noo on




    The fact that we didn´t even advertise the increase in child ST´s yes from that respect.



    I think the club has done really well at keeping the price fixed for a few years now and have always congratulated them on it. So with the huns dying yes I am kind of surprised that the child ST was targeted rather than youse millionaires ;-)



    HAil HAil

  19. Anybody know how to quickly refresh on iPhone? The address bar auto hides, is that in settings? I will chrck, of course, but if you know something I don’t…

  20. Olympics getting off to a good start.



    A Greek athlete expelled for racism and the Moroccan favourite for the womens 1500m banned for testing positive in a drugs test.



    Oh! and the Egyptian team have found out they have been given fake Nike uniforms. lol!

  21. Awe_Naw_No_Annoni_Oan_Anaw_Noo on




    yes I know please call this number at 10 p a minute and after 10 minutes waiting I will answer your question :-)))))) 01888 1888 6767



    HAil HAil

  22. Awe_Naw_No_Annoni_Oan_Anaw_Noo on

    stevebhoy on 25 July, 2012 at 16:31 said



    You can always shout for haunders from Mags



    Are you John Mc lelland ? ;-)



    HAil Hail

  23. Awe_Naw_No_Annoni_Oan_Anaw_Noo on




    I see a namce change coming up



    A The Rangers FC ;-)



    Hail Hail

  24. Awe Naw, did you not read my devastating exposé of him a few weeks ago? He’s a bliddy bad yin, in my book!

  25. Awe_Naw_No_Annoni_Oan_Anaw_Noo on




    Now your getting cheeky …. I´m still a youngster



    Hail Hail

  26. Awe_Naw_No_Annoni_Oan_Anaw_Noo on




    yup I read it and thought it was a first class expose



    You are obviously well displaced somewhere within local government ???



    HAil HAil

  27. ArranmoreBhoyLXV11 on

    Can’t wait for Saturday v Milan.. Paradise as it should be!!! Real football .. None of your Serpico, Sevco, Tesco nonsense…



    I possibly despise Sally more and I never thought that possible..



    Mon the SFA dish out the punishments..



    HH & cannot wait to be back in paradise..

  28. tamstered on 25 July, 2012 at 16:31 said:


    That’s brilliant, the name change making them stone last. They can fall no further, at least in league terms (and in morality terms I would suggest).

  29. LENNYisAwarMACHINE on

    eddieinkirkmichael – really? there is a shock!


    surprisingly one or 2 of them still have me friended, but i lost a lot of them the day they liquidated.


    i parodied the famous commentator:


    listed ex rangers players and managers “your lads took a hell of a beating” infact your deed.



    to which i got abuse about being a vile biggot, and de-friended.


    from them, i took it as a compliment ;)



    still say hi in the street when im back mind.

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